"[Tabula Nona Asiae continentur, Aria, Paropanisadae, Drangiana, Arachosia, & Gedrosia]", Waldseemuller/Fries
Subject: Pakistan and Afghanistan
Period: 1541 (published)
Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae
Color: Black & White
17 x 11.7 inches
43.2 x 29.7 cm
Woodblock map illustrating the Ptolemaic concept of the region of present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan. A small illustration of a king locates one of Alexandria's many cities. Title is on verso.
References: Mickwitz II #211-23.
Slight toning on centerfold, else very good.